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Employment Cost Index

Metadata Updated: May 16, 2022

The Employment Cost Index (ECI) component of the National Compensation Survey (NCS) that measures changes in labor costs. The ECI is a quarterly measure of the change in the cost of labor, free from the influence of employment shifts among occupations and industries. The compensation series includes changes in wages and salaries plus employer costs for employee benefits. The wage and salary series and benefit series provide the change for the two components of compensation. Employee benefit costs are calculated as cost-per-hour-worked for 21 benefits, ranging from employer payments for Social Security to paid time off for holidays.

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Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022

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Harvested from BLS Data

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 16, 2022
Metadata Updated Date May 16, 2022
Publisher Bureau of Labor Statistics
Identifier DOL-BLS-66
Data First Published 2019-10-31
Data Last Modified 2019
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 012:20
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Program Code 012:033
Publisher Hierarchy U.S. Department of Labor > Bureau of Labor Statistics
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